In Kazakhstan, the average size of pension on September 1, 2017, reaching 66 051 tenge (including basic pension payments). At the moment the number of recipients of pension payments amounted to 2 104,2 thousand.
For the period from January to August 2017, the expenditure on payment of basic pension made up 223,1 billion, expenditures to pay solidarity pension payments amounted to 798,5 billion.
State social benefits are now receiving 669,6 million people. Of them disability – 506,6 thousand people, according to survivor – 161,2 thousand people, by age – 1,8 thousand.
The size of disability benefits is 32 to 392 tenge, and in case of loss of breadwinner – 28 571 tenge and age – 12 719 tenge.
It should be noted that the Head of state Nursultan Nazarbayev signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On amendments and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on social security" developed by the Ministry of labor and social protection of population of Kazakhstan in accordance with the implementation of the President's address to people of Kazakhstan dated January 31, 2017, "the Third modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness". Saw an increase in pensions from 1 July 2017 by 20% to 2016.